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The First Annual Woodstock Magic Festival

By Dawn Smith The enchanting town of Woodstock is about to get a little more magical as the Woodstock Playhouse hosts the 1st annual Woodstock Magic Festival. Scheduled for August…

Arts: Interview with Renee Samuels

After studying English and Art at Boston University, Renee Samuels moved to Woodstock and began studying drawing, painting and art history with Nicholas Buhalis in 1987. This is where she…

Secret Youth: The ’90s Woodstock Music Scene

By Morgan Y. Evans The unsung 90s scene in Woodstock was the best in my opinion, but there’s always hope for the next generation, right? My O.G. Woodstock friend Oriana…

Mountain Jam 2015: 11 Years and Growing

When you think of the Catskill Mountain and the Hudson Valley region, what comes first to mind? Cynics might say income taxes or bitter cold after the wind chill of…

Amy Helm: A Woodstock Legacy

In a recent interview with Woodstock Magazine, Amy Helm shed light on her new upcoming solo album. Slated for a June debut release, Amy Helm and The Handsome Strangers will…

Spring in Bloom: Woodstock Fashion Show

The Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild’s “Spring in Bloom” Fashion Show On Saturday, April 25, 2015,  the Kleinert/James Center for the Arts in Woodstock hosted the 4th annual Spring in Bloom fashion…

Woodstock Magazine

May / June 2015  – Volume 1 – Issue 1 Amy Helm Woodstock’s Recording Studios Mountain Jam 2015 Featured Artist: Evelyne Pouget Woodstock Magazine16pages April2015

Kingston Museum of Contemporary Arts Gallery Reception

The Kingston Museum of Contemporary Arts Gallery Reception was held Saturday, February 7, 2014. I received a nice tour of the gallery from the director, Eric Johnson. Here’s the video…

“This is Woodstock!” (A Woodstock Photo Album)

This photo album is all about . . . Woodstock! We are a special town — the most famous small town in America. That’s not an easy reputation to earn….

A Reading By Suzan Saxman “The Reluctant Psychic”

Suzan Saxman reads from her book, “The Reluctant Psychic” at the Kleinert/ James gallery in Woodstock, NY on January 31, 2015. The first video is an introduction and some remarks…

Joey Eppard & Friends Slide Show

The Bearsville Theater played host to one of our own celebrated local recording artists, Joey Eppard. His slap-flamenco ovation tunes leave crowds speechless. I will not attempt to hang any…

Woody & the Candle Mountain Children’s Book Event

Woody & the Candle Mountain Children’s Book Event Woody & the Candle Mountain Children’s Book Event was attended by Lynda Herbeck on Sunday, December 14 at the Woodstock Historical Society. The…

Ladies’ Night at Woodstock Harley Davidson

Ladies’ Night at Woodstock Harley Davidson was a pleasure to attend. It was held Friday night, December 12. Special treats and wine were served. It was a night reserved for…

Vogue’s Guide to the Most Famous Small Town in the World

Vogue’s Guide to the Most Famous Small Town in the World: Woodstock, NY In Vogue’s October issue, longtime Manhattanite Jonathan Van Meter writes of his recent decision to leave the…

Halloween 2014 Photo Collection

Halloween 2014 Photo Collection This is our Halloween 2014 Photo Collection taken by Jimmy McHugh. Halloween 2014 was a BIG HIT this year in Woodstock! As our town’s tradition –…

The Woodstock Music and Rock History Quiz

The Woodstock Music and Rock History Quiz covers several decades with questions randomly sorted, ranging from easy to difficult. Not happy with your results? Take the quiz a second time…

Fall in the Hudson Valley Photo Collection

Fall in the Hudson Valley Photo Collection The Fall in the Hudson Valley Photo Collection is a visual delight. For leaf peepers and Hudson Valley landscape enthusiasts alike, Come to…

CTW’s Greatest Hits: The Best Musician Quotes of 2008-2014

Since 2008, we’ve been interviewing lots of people, including several well-known musicians and performers. As part of our Greatest Hits series, we’ve put together a sampling of some of our…

A History of Woodstock

A History of Woodstock 1787 – 1987 (Reprinted with courtesy to Edgar Leaycraft for the Woodstock Historical Society) Woodstock was officially created as a township in 1787. By the time…

The Autumn 2014 Woodstock Flea Market Tour: Vintage and Handmade Collectibles, Crafts, and Edibles

The air was crisp this past Sunday morning as I made my way to the seasonal flea market in the heart of Woodstock, just behind Tinker Street on Maple Lane….

Local Culture Trivia Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Woodstock?

Are you a local expert on the history, geography, music, and culture of Woodstock? Take our local culture trivia quiz and find out. [WpProQuiz 2]

Featured Musician: Kyle McDonough

Singer songwriter Kyle McDonough is a Hudson Valley regular who writes songs that capture moments, from distance to warm mornings to rocky thoughts. His mid range voice reminds me of a…

Featured Musician: The Avett Brothers

Featured Musician: The Avett Brothers Featured Musician: The Avett Brothers will perform at Mountain Jam Festival on June 6th. The beloved North Carolina folk rock band will be playing locally for…

Beware the Sidewalks: A Woodstock Tour for the Disabled

This is Rolling Robin. You may know me from the Mowers Flea Market. I’ll guide you through a disabled tour of Woodstock, written for wheelies, those with canes, or other…

Woodstock Profiles: Michael Billera

Woodstock Profiles: Michael Billera Woodstock Profiles: Michael Billera’s poetic lyrics evoke a feeling of being a fly on the wall in a psychedelic speakeasy, a Catskill mountain town version of…

Top 15 Ulster County Musicians We’re Following in 2014

In anticipation of new albums and upcoming concerts, these local bands are generating social media interest and have thriving local audiences. Given that Ulster County has an exhausting number of…

7th Annual Bob Dylan Birthday Celebration Marking His 74th Birthday

7th Annual Bob Dylan Birthday Celebration Marking His 74th Birthday Sunday – May 24 – doors open at 7pm Bearsville Theater, 291 Tinker Street, Woodstock On Sunday, May 24th some…

Chronogram Poets Group Reading

Chronogram Poets Group Reading Saturday – May 23 – starts at 6:30pm Kleinert/James Arts Center, 36 Tinker Street, Woodstock A reading celebration hosted by Nina Shengold, with poets Karina Borowitz,…

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